Archives for July 2011

Law Against Short Sale Deficiancy Expanded

Govenor Signs SB 458 Into Law July 15, 2011 LOS ANGELES (July 15) The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) applauds Gov. Jerry Brown on signing SB 458 (Corbett) into law. SB 458 extends the protections of SB 931 (2010), to ensure that any lender that agrees to a short sale must accept the agreed upon short sale payment as payment in full of the outstanding balance of all loans. Under previous law (SB 931 of 2010), a first mortgage holder could accept an agreed-upon short sale … [Read more...]

Weekly Newsletter: New Inventory in Tahoe

Click Here for this Weeks Newsletter, and see a lot of new inventory in Tahoe! This Weeks Headline:  Newsom leading effort to bring Olympics to Tahoe Posted by admin in Outdoor & Sports on July 2nd, 2011 Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has been named chairman of the committee trying to bring the Winter Olympics back to Lake Tahoe.  The California Winter Games Committee is working with Nevada to have the Tahoe-Reno area host the games in 2022. California has been a little late to join the effort, … [Read more...]

First Time in 18 Months: Rise in Pending Home Sales in California

CLICK HERE for the full article and weekly newsleter from DH&Co Sacramento Bee  |  June 22, 2011 California Pending Home Sales Rise for the First Time in 18 Months California's mangled real estate market saw a sliver of promise Tuesday.  The California Association of Realtors said pending home sales statewide rose in May, the first year-over-year increase in 18 months...  CLICK HERE for the full article and weekly newsleter from DH&Co … [Read more...]

June Lake Tahoe School Board Meeting Minutes

And, without further ado, this is the scoop on what happened at last night’s school board meeting, which was attended by a handful of teachers, administrators, and community members. PUBLIC COMMENTS Jim Cutler of the Carpenters’ Union said that the District is not hiring local help like Los Gatos did when he lived down there and he asked the Board to push local labor because he would hate to see this town die. ANNOUNCEMENTS, CORRESPONDENCE, AND REPORTS. Second Annual Report by the Citizens’ … [Read more...]